Guest Column: The Illusionist
by Kevin Levitas
DeKalb County
10:18 AM, Monday, April 20
Every illusionist knows the value of a good distraction. Enter May the Magnificent. Say what you will about his time as DeKalb’s chief executive, the county’s interim CEO Lee May is not so quietly mastering skills that allow him to put on quite a ...

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